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and the u.s. are now on full alert this morning. agents are investigating a possible threat from al qaeda-linked terrorists. >> they say this threat is credible and could involve commando-style tactics. brian ross investigates. >> reporter: tonight in paris, police evacuated the eiffel tower for the second time in two weeks after a bomb threat was called in. no bomb was found today. but officials in france are taking no chances. given what they believe is a very real threat. "we currently have reached the spike in the threat of an attack, which is unquestionable," the head of the french national police said last week. "as i speak to you this very moment, there is a specific threat against french interests," he added. this new threat to france, as well as germany and britain and the u.s., is coming from pakistan, according to intelligence officials. in large part from a contingent of german citizens who have been recruited for a jihad against the west over the last four years. >> some are german converts. many are turks. many are arabs. right new now we already have the first afghans and e
. >>> and good morning, everybody. thanks for being with us today. voter frustration over money woes is boiling over. and some americans had a chance to tell the president exactly how they feel. >> that concern comes at the same time as some surprising news about the recession. emily schmidt has more on that from washington this morning. good morning, emily. >> reporter: vinita and rob, good morning to you. a group of economists now says the recession is over. that it ended last summer, about six months after president obama took office. now, as we approach midterm elections, the president is working to convince voters the economy is still headed in the right direction. the recession is over. the national bureau of economic research declared monday, saying the longest downturn since the great depression actually ended in june 2009. but many americans say seeing is believing. and they don't believe just yet. >> is the american dream dead for me? >> i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted of defending you. defending your administration. >> reporter: president obama faced frustrated and worried voters at a t
day weekend. >> it's going to put a hurting on us. >> reporter: there is a feeling here of relief that no one was hurt and that everyone will bounce back quickly. david? >> steve osunsami. steve, thanks very much. >>> the national hurricane center is tracking earl as we move into this holiday weekend. and so we turn to bill read again tonight, the head of the national hurricane center. and bill, where is earl right now and how long before we're out of the woods on this? >> right now, earl is south of new england and moving northeast at over 20 miles an hour. it will speed up overnight, come just south of nantucket and cape cod, and then move off into the canadian maritimes during the day on saturday. so, after people get up saturday morning, the skies are going to start clearing. >> and that is the good news. you told me earlier that you have your eye on several systems already in the pipeline. what does it look like? >> this is the wave that with us was gaston. another wave that came off of africa yesterday. these are ones that we are watching for potential development. and you c
25th. >> this morning, we have some breaking news. the u.s. has launched a massive new offensive in southern afghanistan. 8,000 troops are now trying to drive out insurgents from a key, taliban stronghold. our reporter is live on the front lines. >>> flood zone. as heavy rain and cresting rivers flood entire neighborhoods. and more rain is forecast for today. >>> manhunt, three suspects on the run, after a brazen, bizarre bank robbery. they kidnapped a bank teller the night before, strapped a bomb to him. and then, had him bring out the money. we'll have the very latest. >>> and free again. a judge sends lindsay lohan back to jail for another month. but then, another judge sets her free on bail. she is back out this morning. but will she end up back behind bars? >>> and we're very happy to have ashleigh banfield with us this morning. you are here because the person who normally sits here is off for a very good reason. bianna golodryga, getting married today. >> what a great day. best wishes from everybody here to bianna. we remember it well, don't we? >> yes. >> some of us more r
>> all right. a lot of happy people at ike's at this point. >> that is going to do it for us. than >>> tonight on "world news," terror warning. top government security officials tell why they're concerned about another terrorist attack. >>> hot seat. angry victims confront the giant egg producer about the salmonella in his eggs. >>> about face. an original promoter of lasik eye surgery now says he was wrong and lasik surgery should stop. >>> sex trade. 12 and 13-year-old girls recruited at the mall. a "world news" investigation. >>> and, bible wonder. the red sea simply parts for moses. 21st century science has a new idea of what really might have happened. >>> good evening. since 9/11, all of us in america have lived with the prospect of another terrorist attack. and today, top counterterrorism officials appear before congress with a warning. they said the danger is as grave as it has been since september 11th, nine years ago, and they said al qaeda has new ways of recruiting people inside this country. pierre thomas followed all the testimony today and joins us now. pierre? >> re
>> that is going to do it for us. thanks for joining us. >> thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. >>> tonight on "world news," on a tear. waving the koran, the president of iran hurls accusations about 9/11 and americans walk out. >>> on the record. republicans announce their plan to take back congress. >>> on the phone. as health care reform kicks in, we test your insurance company. will it really give you what the new law promises? >>> and, living on. a mother hears a heartbeat. it is one of the most moving stories we've ever seen. >>> good evening. holding a bible and his koran, accusing americans of trying to burn the truth, the president of iran made charges that were incendiary even for him today. the americans in the room at the united nations got up and walked out. president obama's earlier offer of resumed dialogue was rebuffed. so, what does this mean for the u.s. attempt to curb iran's nuclear ambitions? jake tapper was following all this drama today. good evening, jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, ahmadinejad made comments promoting conspiracy theorie
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told him she was tired of defending him. she told us what she really thought about the president's response. and former president clinton, too, weighs in on that, and sarah palin. he's in town for his global initiative. and how he felt walking chelsea down the aisle last month. >>> we're going to begin with breaking news this morning. the helicopter crash in southern afghanistan. nine u.s. soldiers have been killed. let's go to miguel marquez in afghanistan with the latest. miguel? >> reporter: hi, george. in addition to the nine soldiers killed, one u.s. soldier injured, one afghan death as well. it's just north of where i am, in kandahar province. it happened in zabul province, a mountainous region. helicopters are a very common, common sight around here. troops are coming here every day by the hundreds or thousands. the last time the u.s. suffered this bad a crash was back in 2006, when a chinook went down. we're not entirely sure what sort of chopper this was. the taliban has claimed credit. but u.s. officials here say there's no credible claim of enemy fire in that region. a
:01 this wednesday morning. updated information on all that in just a few minutes. thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. you can see what frances is talking about, the traffic jam. right now let's begin with a reprieve for three richmond schools. they'll stay open one extra year after the city council approved spending, $1.5 million to keep them open. the unanimous vote came just before 11:30. it will keep kennedy high school and two elementary schools open through the 2011-2012 school year. the meeting was packed with worried parents and school district officials. richmond settled a tax lawsuit with chevron for $114 million. so it has extra money to spend but the council also offered a warning to the school board. >> they gonna have to get their act together. we can no longer have the city of richmond be atm every time they have a problem and they threaten us with attempt to close schools. >> during a meeting, the school board president even argued that closing kennedy high would be dangerous because gang members from different parts of the city would be forced to mix togeth
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in the past. is it fair and do voters care? our senior political correspondent john karl is with us now. john. >> reporter: diane, one thing all that attention has done, fair or not, is helped christine o'donnell raise some serious cash. her campaign has pulled in nearly $2 million in just six days, giving her more than twice as much money as her democratic opponent. >> you betcha! >> reporter: in the six days since christine o'donnell rocked the political world, she's had to repeatedly respond to words she herself uttered, most of them years ago. the latest, courtesy of comedian bill maher, who dug up a clip from 1999 on his old show "politically incorrect," where o'donnell says she "dabbled in witchcraft." >> one of my first dates with a witch was on a satanic altar, and i didn't know it. i mean, there's a little blood there and stuff like that. that witchcraft comment on bill maher, i was in high school. how many of you didn't hang out with questionable folks in high school? but no, there's been no witchcraft since. if there was, karl rove would be a supporter now. >> reporter: he's not. h
of us in moments. >>> let's get to the stunning election results. jon karl wraps them up from capitol hill. >> reporter: the big story is the staggering upset in delaware. just yesterday republican leaders were calling christine o'donnell a complete fraud. now, she is the republican nominee for senate. she did it. >> don't ever underestimate the power of we the people. >> reporter: riding a tea party wave, christine o'donnell pulled off the biggest upset of the year. decisively beating congressman mike castle, the only person republican leaders believe could have won joe biden's old senate seat. >> the voters in the republican primary have spoken, and i respect that decision. >> reporter: castle was a moderate pro-abortion rights, pro-gun control republican. o'donnell called him too liberal and had one big-name republican backing her up. >> hi. this is governor sarah palin. vote for christine o'donnell for u.s. senate this tuesday. >> reporter: but they attacked o'donnell as unelectable. listen to what the state party chairman told me just a few days ago. >> i have no doubt whatsoever
with the stars." we'll tell us what he thinks of the decision, live. >>> and good morning, everyone. did you lose your voice cheering for the hoff last night? is that why? >> the only way it could go. i don't know what it is. this back-to-school cold crept up on me. overnight. so i apologize to all of you this morning. >>> we have a big story. >> a huge story. >> bob woodward's book, a bombshell. called "obama's war" exposes the in-fighting over sending thousands of troops to afghanistan. the president pushing hard against the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, mike mullen. against general david petraeus. the top security adviser, jim jones, reportedly referred to his political aides as water bugs, the mafia, and the politburo. he says the cia has set up a 3,000-man paramilitary force, a secret force, that fights the taliban in afghanistan and pakistan. >> and, of course, all this comes as another top economic aide is set to leave the white house. we'll have more on the white house shakeup ahead. >>> also this morning it's been like a political flash point this year. we're talking about islam
your brother mike told you that he never once regretted doing the show--you shared that with us--because he knew that that would have an impact on someone's life. even 23 years later, we still get letters about mike sisco. i want to show all of you what steven in california has to say. how many of you in this room believe that aids patients should be quarantined? raise your hands high. >> when this show aired, i was in my twenties, just coming out myself. i was hiv-negative, but i knew that this disease existed, and i was afraid. mike was probably one of the bravest people i could think of. at that time in my life, he stood uponas más valientes que like a young, brave lion and just faced it, and i think he did it with a lot of dignity. oprah: and you felt that you were not accepted in this community because you were gay? >> oh, i know i wasn't. oprah: uh-huh. >> i had actually never seen gay people on television up to that point. and for me as a gay young man coming out, it gave me a lot of courage to know who i was and how--if this kid can deal with this, i certainl
for an exclusive interview. a short time ago. christiane, so good of you to join us from jerusalem. is hillary clinton making any progress? >> good morning, robin. she says yes. all the officials say yes, including the participants. benjamin netanyahu and mahmoud abbas. apparently they've gotten down to core issues already. and they're doing that in a serious way. but the ten-ton elephant in the room is the moratorium of settlement building. i asked secretary clinton if there was any flexibility towards keeping the moratorium on? she wouldn't go into specifics, other than to say the two sides must stay at the table. there is this moratorium that's looming on the horizon. are the talks going in a constructive way? >> yes. i would say they're in a constructive channel. and that has been, you know, reassuring to us. >> president obama has said that given the talks going in a constructive way, there should be -- israel should continue the moratorium on settlements. do you believe that that will happen? >> well, that certainly is our hope. now, we've also said that we'll support an agreement that i
that money could be used to save the schools. but at least one councilmember , gnat bate had, says they have been fiscally irresponsible and says the buck stops here. >> they need to get their act together. we can no longer as a city of richland be an atm every time they have a problem and we are threatened with an attempt to close schools. >> bates was the only opposition, but before the meeting started he told me he was going to change his mind because he didn't want those students to suffer. so it is likely richmond will spend the $1.5 million to keep these three schools open for one more year. reporting live in richmond, alan wopping, abc7 news. -- alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you so much. >>> it looks like a fire bug is on the loose in sunnyvale. this is a sketch of the man police call a person of interest in a string of arsons. abc7's lisa amin gulezian is live and, lisa, it sounds like this man has been busy. >> police are hoping this man will give them the answers they need. he was seen leaving the scene of a fire. >> he looks pretty familiar. >> this sketch is now circulating thro
for being with us on this friday morning. we begin, now, with the first woman executed here in the u.s. in five years. she's been put to death in virginia. >> theresa lewis' case gained international attention, not just because of her gender. but supporters argue that she was not smart enough to carry out the crimes. here's brad wheelis. >> reporter: theresa lewis became the first woman executed in virginia in almost 50 years. lewis was sentenced to detd in 2003, for hiring two killers who shot her husband and her stepson. according to prosecutors, the two were lured into lewis' scheme by sex and money. the money was to promise to split the son's and husband's life insurance with him. lewis confessed to the plot. >> i just wish i could take it back. >> reporter: according to a witness of the execution, these were her last words. >> she said, i want kathy to know that i love you. and i'm very sorry. >> reporter: the two men she conspired with to commit the killings were sentenced to life imprisonment. one killed himself in prison in 2006. lewis' case drew a lot of attention because she
just indulge myselo this is my local church. for me it's special because when i used to pray in the jungle, i would pray a lot to this virgin here--the virgin of guadalupe. i read so many times the bible when i was in captivity. i have many favorite passages. one of my favorite is the letter from sans. and he's talking about a vision he had, and he was suffering a lot. and then he hears jesus saying "my grace suffice you." he doesn't need anything else to overcome his pain than the grace of jesus. in a way, he discovered that the more fragile he was, the more stronger he was. and it just made a lot of sense to me in the jungle because it's exactly how i felt. oprah: wow. so what's the most important lesson you think you learned from this ordeal? what did you take from this ordeal? >> well, it--something that helps me every day since i'm free, which is that--it came to a point where i had lost everything. everything. i mean i couldnt move, i couldnt go to the toilet, i couldnt drink when i wanted, i couldnt talk to anybody. i couldn't do anything without--without havingher
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